Steals Per Game Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders are based on stats from the 1985-86 through 2019-20 seasons.
Not all leaderboards are available for seasons prior to 1992-93.

Statistical coverage for seasons prior to 1992-93 is mostly complete, however there are a small number of unknown player records.

Since 1985-86

  • Minimum 225 STL
Since 1985-86 Table
Rank Player STL/G From To Last School
1Desmond Cambridge 3.93 2000 2002 Alabama A&M
2Mookie Blaylock 3.80 1988 1989 Oklahoma
3Tra-Deon Hollins 3.67 2016 2017 Omaha
4Ronn McMahon 3.52 1988 1990 Eastern Washington
5Eric Murdock 3.21 1988 1991 Providence
6Van Usher 3.18 1990 1992 Tennessee Tech
7John Linehan 3.16 1998 2002 Providence
8Pepe Sanchez 3.15 1997 2000 Temple
9Gerald Walker 3.10 1993 1996 San Francisco
10Obie Trotter 3.04 2003 2006 Alabama A&M
11Bonzi Wells 2.99 1995 1998 Ball State
12Michael Anderson 2.95 1986 1988 Drexel
13Tim Winn 2.95 1997 2000 St. Bonaventure
14Briante Weber 2.94 2012 2015 Virginia Commonwealth
15Haywoode Workman 2.94 1987 1989 Oral Roberts
16Jacob Gilyard 2.90 2018 2020 Richmond
17Marques Green 2.90 2001 2004 St. Bonaventure
18Morris Scott 2.90 1998 2001 Florida A&M
19Kenny Robertson 2.87 1987 1990 Cleveland State
20Jason Rowe 2.86 1997 2000 Loyola (MD)
21Darnell Mee 2.85 1991 1993 Western Kentucky
22Jay Threatt 2.84 2008 2012 Delaware State
23Pat Baldwin 2.83 1991 1994 Northwestern
24Johnny Rhodes 2.82 1993 1996 Maryland
25Mark Woods 2.78 1989 1993 Wright State
26Clarence Ceasar 2.77 1992 1995 Louisiana State
27Drafton Davis 2.77 1986 1988 Marist
 Louis Ford 2.77 2003 2006 Howard
29Jarion Childs 2.73 1997 2000 American
30Pointer Williams 2.73 1992 1996 McNeese State
31Kevin Braswell 2.73 1999 2002 Georgetown
32Shawnta Rogers 2.72 1996 1999 George Washington
33Devin Gibson 2.71 2008 2011 Texas-San Antonio
34Greedy Daniels 2.71 1998 2001 Texas Christian
35Cookie Belcher 2.69 1997 2001 Nebraska
36Chuck Evans 2.69 1990 1993 Mississippi State
37Frank Smith 2.69 1986 1988 Old Dominion
38Gary Payton 2.67 1987 1990 Oregon State
39Devan Downey 2.67 2006 2010 South Carolina
40D\'Wayne Tanner 2.67 1987 1990 Rice
41Travis Holmes 2.66 2006 2009 Virginia Military Institute
42Ibrahim Jaaber 2.66 2004 2007 Pennsylvania
43Marcus Walton 2.65 1992 1995 Alcorn State
44Chris Corchiani 2.65 1988 1991 North Carolina State
45Keith Jennings 2.63 1988 1991 East Tennessee State
46Laquincy Rideau 2.62 2016 2020 South Florida
47Charlie Ward 2.62 1991 1994 Florida State
48Chris Garner 2.61 1994 1997 Memphis
49Tim Smith 2.61 2003 2006 East Tennessee State
50Scott Burrell 2.60 1990 1993 Connecticut
51Brevin Knight 2.59 1994 1997 Stanford
52Mario Chalmers 2.57 2006 2008 Kansas
53Ben Larson 2.56 1996 1999 Cal Poly
54Chavis Holmes 2.55 2006 2009 Virginia Military Institute
55Dominick Young 2.55 1995 1997 Fresno State
56Gary Grant 2.53 1986 1988 Michigan
57Jason Hart 2.49 1997 2000 Syracuse
58Jamon Gordon 2.48 2004 2007 Virginia Tech
59Shandue McNeill 2.46 1994 1997 St. Bonaventure
60Tevin Hammond 2.46 2013 2015 Arkansas-Pine Bluff
61DaShawn Freeman 2.46 2003 2006 Sacramento State
62Dewayne Powell 2.46 1993 1996 Tennessee-Martin
63Matisse Thybulle 2.45 2016 2019 Washington
64Paul Gause 2.44 2006 2009 Seton Hall
65Orlando Smart 2.43 1991 1994 San Francisco
66Chuck Eidson 2.43 2000 2003 South Carolina
67Chakowby Hicks 2.42 2002 2005 Norfolk State
68Speedy Claxton 2.42 1997 2000 Hofstra
69Terry Giles 2.42 1987 1990 Florida A&M
70Elliot Perry 2.41 1988 1991 Memphis
71Pierria Henry 2.41 2012 2015 Charlotte
72Jason Bell 2.40 1995 1999 Virginia Military Institute
73Rick Mickens 2.40 1997 2000 Central Connecticut State
74Kevin Hamilton 2.39 2003 2006 Holy Cross
75Greg Anthony 2.38 1987 1991 Nevada-Las Vegas
76D.J. Thompson 2.38 2004 2007 Appalachian State
77Kenny Battle 2.38 1986 1989 Illinois
78Juan Dixon 2.36 1999 2002 Maryland
79Alex Robertson 2.36 1990 1994 Dayton
80John Giraldo 2.35 1993 1996 Monmouth
81Brandin Knight 2.35 2000 2003 Pittsburgh
82Shamorie Ponds 2.34 2017 2019 St. John's (NY)
83Duke Mondy 2.34 2010 2014 Oakland
84Rap Curry 2.34 1991 1994 Saint Joseph's
85Keith Triplett 2.34 2002 2005 Toledo
86Corey Walden 2.34 2011 2015 Eastern Kentucky
87T.J. McConnell 2.33 2011 2015 Arizona
88David Edwards 2.33 1990 1994 Texas A&M
89Fuquan Edwin 2.32 2011 2014 Seton Hall
90Mardy Collins 2.32 2003 2006 Temple
91Randy Brown 2.32 1987 1991 New Mexico State
92Jerry McCullough 2.32 1992 1996 Pittsburgh
93Sean Dent 2.31 1986 1988 Wyoming
94Tony Lee 2.31 2005 2008 Robert Morris
95James Banks 2.31 1997 2000 Nicholls State
96Ian Boylan 2.31 2002 2005 Cal State Northridge
 Joseph Chartouny 2.31 2016 2019 Marquette
98Andrew Gellert 2.30 1999 2002 Harvard
99Carl Elliott 2.30 2004 2007 George Washington
100Darius Burton 2.30 1994 1997 Hofstra
101Jevon Carter 2.29 2015 2018 West Virginia
102Donnie Boyce 2.29 1992 1995 Colorado
103D.J. Cooper 2.29 2010 2013 Ohio
104Garrett Richardson 2.29 2001 2004 Tennessee State
105Will Cherry 2.28 2010 2013 Montana
106Dave Masciale 2.28 1994 1997 Long Island University
107Eric Coley 2.28 1997 2000 Tulsa
108Ryan Sears 2.28 1998 2001 Creighton
109Vonteego Cummings 2.28 1996 1999 Pittsburgh
110Aaron Craft 2.28 2011 2014 Ohio State
111Devin Boyd 2.28 1989 1993 Towson
112Cedric Jackson 2.27 2005 2009 Cleveland State
113Kerry Kittles 2.27 1993 1996 Villanova
114Jimmal Ball 2.26 1997 2000 Akron
115Doug Overton 2.25 1988 1991 La Salle
116Keydren Clark 2.25 2003 2006 Saint Peter's
117Brigham Waginger 2.24 2007 2010 Western Carolina
118Eddie Basden 2.24 2002 2005 Charlotte
119Jalan West 2.23 2013 2018 Northwestern State
120Mark Macon 2.23 1988 1991 Temple
121Troy Bell 2.23 2000 2003 Boston College
122Sa'eed Nelson 2.23 2017 2020 American
123Josh Sharkey 2.21 2017 2020 Samford
124Jerel McNeal 2.21 2006 2009 Marquette
125David Vanterpool 2.21 1992 1995 St. Bonaventure
126Tyronn Mitchell 2.20 2003 2006 Northwestern State
127Kevin Soares 2.20 1989 1992 Nevada
128Zakee Wadood 2.20 2001 2004 East Tennessee State
129Sonny Troutman 2.19 2004 2007 Ohio
130Anthony Hickey 2.19 2012 2015 Oklahoma State
131Damian Saunders 2.18 2008 2011 Duquesne
132Brooks Thompson 2.18 1990 1994 Oklahoma State
133Brent Price 2.18 1988 1992 Oklahoma
134Jay Williams 2.18 2000 2002 Duke
135Edward O'Neil 2.17 2001 2004 Charleston Southern
136Duane Clemens 2.17 1997 2000 Ball State
137Lindsey Hunter 2.16 1989 1993 Jackson State
138Shernard Long 2.16 1997 2001 Georgia State
139Terry Evans 2.15 1990 1993 Oklahoma
 Lloyd Williams 2.15 1997 2000 Texas-San Antonio
141Cedric Yelding 2.15 1990 1993 South Alabama
142Ricky Minard 2.15 2001 2004 Morehead State
 Kevin Morris 2.15 1997 2001 Georgia State
144Mike Kelley 2.15 1998 2001 Wisconsin
145Jeremy Chappell 2.15 2006 2009 Robert Morris
146Torey Thomas 2.14 2004 2007 Holy Cross
147Bryan Hopkins 2.14 2003 2006 Southern Methodist
 Larry Simmons 2.14 1987 1990 Maryland-Baltimore County
149Stevin Smith 2.14 1991 1994 Arizona State
150Warren Anderson 2.14 1994 1997 Wagner
 Lalo Rios 2.14 1996 1999 Texas-Rio Grande Valley
152E.J. Gordon 2.14 2003 2006 Stetson
153David Holston 2.13 2006 2009 Chicago State
154Todd Day 2.13 1989 1992 Arkansas
 Vernon Hamilton 2.13 2004 2007 Clemson
156Markus Carr 2.12 1999 2002 Cal State Northridge
157Brad Childress 2.11 1987 1990 Campbell
158Tim Hardaway 2.11 1986 1989 Texas-El Paso
159Darrion Applewhite 2.11 1986 1990 Texas Southern
160Malcolm Armstead 2.11 2010 2013 Wichita State
161Sundiata Gaines 2.11 2005 2008 Georgia
162Nate Green 2.11 1997 2000 Indiana State
163Gene Nabors 2.10 1996 2000 Robert Morris
 Damian Owens 2.10 1995 1998 West Virginia
165Lester Lyons 2.10 1991 1994 East Carolina
166Marty Higgins 2.09 1989 1992 Maine
167Mouse McFadden 2.09 1986 1989 Cleveland State
168Lee Mayberry 2.09 1989 1992 Arkansas
169Tyson Patterson 2.09 1997 2000 Appalachian State
170Tyrone Lewis 2.08 2007 2010 Niagara
171Chris Duhon 2.08 2001 2004 Duke
 Charles Jones 2.08 1994 1998 Long Island University
173Bryan Mullins 2.08 2006 2009 Southern Illinois
174Eddie House 2.08 1997 2000 Arizona State
175Steve Rogers 2.08 1988 1992 Alabama State
176Robert Dowdell 2.08 1988 1991 Coastal Carolina
177Carlton Screen 2.07 1987 1990 Providence
178Moe Segar 2.07 1994 1997 Saint Peter's
179Tory Cavalieri 2.07 2001 2005 St. Francis (NY)
180Josh Reaves 2.07 2016 2019 Penn State
181Frank Walker 2.06 1986 1990 Hofstra
182Eric Roberson 2.06 1997 2000 Bradley
183Ahmad Thomas 2.06 2015 2018 North Carolina-Asheville
184Terrence Rencher 2.06 1992 1995 Texas
185C.J. McCollum 2.05 2010 2013 Lehigh
186Chris Kramer 2.05 2007 2010 Purdue
187Phillip Allen 2.05 1992 1995 North Carolina A&T
188John Konchar 2.05 2016 2019 Purdue-Fort Wayne
189Jason Harris 2.04 1998 2001 Fordham
190Rodney Peel 2.04 1988 1992 Appalachian State
191Rick Brunson 2.04 1992 1995 Temple
192David Hawkins 2.04 2001 2004 Temple
193Casey Arena 2.04 1993 1996 Maine
 Mike Mitchell 2.04 1986 1990 Colorado State
195Ricky Hickman 2.03 2004 2007 North Carolina-Greensboro
196Jave Meade 2.03 2001 2004 Holy Cross
197Keir Rogers 2.03 1988 1992 Loyola (IL)
198Tony Dobbins 2.02 2000 2004 Richmond
199Jeremy Goode 2.02 2007 2010 Mount St. Mary's
 Erick Strickland 2.02 1993 1996 Nebraska
201Laron Profit 2.02 1996 1999 Maryland
202Alex Caruso 2.01 2013 2016 Texas A&M
203Chris Gaynor 2.01 2005 2008 Winthrop
204G.J. Hunter 2.00 1990 1993 Tulane
 Jameer Nelson 2.00 2001 2004 Saint Joseph's
 Kendrick Perry 2.00 2011 2014 Youngstown State
207Tywain McKee 1.99 2006 2009 Coppin State
 Jean Prioleau 1.99 1989 1992 Fordham
209Brett Blizzard 1.99 2000 2003 North Carolina-Wilmington
210Kris Clack 1.99 1996 1999 Texas
211Shaheen Holloway 1.99 1997 2000 Seton Hall
212Jelani Hewitt 1.98 2011 2015 Georgia Southern
213Lenny Brown 1.98 1996 1999 Xavier
 Kim Lewis 1.98 1991 1995 Tulane
215Lorenzo Neely 1.98 1988 1991 Eastern Michigan
216Chavaughn Lewis 1.98 2012 2015 Marist
217Zabian Dowdell 1.98 2004 2007 Virginia Tech
218Anthony Grundy 1.98 1999 2002 North Carolina State
219Jordan Fouse 1.97 2013 2016 Green Bay
220Christopher Anderson 1.97 2012 2015 San Diego
221Jonathan Amos 1.97 2006 2009 Toledo
222Marcus Brown 1.97 1993 1996 Murray State
223Courtney Eldridge 1.97 1999 2002 North Carolina-Greensboro
224Ehab Amin 1.96 2015 2019 Oregon
225Byron Eaton 1.96 2006 2009 Oklahoma State
226Trevor Releford 1.96 2011 2014 Alabama
227Brian Cardinal 1.96 1997 2000 Purdue
228Kenny Williams 1.96 1991 1994 Illinois-Chicago
229Sidney Goodman 1.96 1992 1995 Coppin State
230Jeremy Lin 1.96 2007 2010 Harvard
231Bernard Thompson 1.96 2012 2015 Florida Gulf Coast
232Darren Brooks 1.95 2002 2005 Southern Illinois
233Bo McCalebb 1.95 2004 2008 New Orleans
234Ceola Clark 1.95 2009 2013 Western Illinois
235Daniel Mullings 1.95 2012 2015 New Mexico State
236Desmar Jackson 1.94 2010 2014 Southern Illinois
237Marcus Faison 1.94 1997 2000 Siena
 Terrell Lowery 1.94 1989 1992 Loyola Marymount
 Cedric Smith 1.94 1998 2001 South Florida
240Jeff Monaco 1.94 1998 2001 Southern Utah
241Richie Williams 1.94 2006 2009 San Diego State
242Russ Smith 1.93 2011 2014 Louisville
243T.J. Cleveland 1.93 1999 2002 Arkansas
244Kevin Hardy 1.93 2012 2015 McNeese State
245Tim Bond 1.93 2015 2018 Eastern Michigan
246Kenny Hasbrouck 1.92 2006 2009 Siena
247James Thues 1.92 2001 2005 Detroit Mercy
248Kareem Reid 1.92 1996 1999 Arkansas
249Aaron Miles 1.91 2002 2005 Kansas
250Gerry McNamara 1.91 2003 2006 Syracuse

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